Leadership

Best Egg, the consumer brand of Marlette Funding, is a financial services technology company on a mission to find better ways to make money accessible for our customers. Many from our leadership team have worked together in the past and have extensive banking experience. Everyone shares a passion for helping our customers and using smart technology to deliver products, services and experiences in an extraordinary way.

Jeffrey Meiler

Jeffrey Meiler

CEO
Empowering consumers with financial freedom is an obsession for Jeffrey and Marlette is the perfect vehicle to deliver on this aspiration. Before Marlette, Jeffrey was responsible for businesses at NRG, Barclays Bank, CitiGroup, and the Associates. When he’s not torturing fellow colleagues, or emptying the company dishwasher, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three girls, running and skiing.

Paul Ricci

Paul Ricci

CFO
Paul brings over 20 years of experience in financial services and direct-to-consumer marketing. Prior to Best Egg, Paul held CFO and other senior finance and corporate development roles at Epic Research, Energy Plus, Barclays, and Barclaycard US. Outside of work, Paul spends time with his wife and two sons, coaching baseball and leading cub scout activities. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Delaware Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Bobby Ritterbeck

Bobby Ritterbeck

CMO
Bobby joined Marlette on day one and refers to himself "an accidental entrepreneur". He spent years in credit risk management, corporate development, and marketing for some great young companies. Whether playing offense or defense, his common thread is always data analytics. His philosophy is the better decisions we make, the more we can offer our customers. Sometimes it's that simple.

Sabrina Basht

Sabrina Basht

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
Sabrina has a passion for tech-forward businesses and products that challenge the status quo. She has spent most of her career in financial services building and managing strategic partnerships. Her gigs range from sales and marketing to running entire businesses where she wore every hat from janitor to CEO. Outside of work, her two active teenagers, a needy dog, and digging in the dirt keep her on the move.

Brian Conneen

Brian Conneen

CIO
Brian is a passionate problem solver and thought leader. From cinnamon buns to enterprise architecture, he is equally comfortable hunting bugs or implementing company-wide policies. Utilizing experience from several Fortune 500 companies, he strives to create an agile, data centric infrastructure that adapts to an evolving industry. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and little munchkins.

Jason Swift

Jason Swift

COO
Jason is the company's VOC–"voice of the customer" or teasingly "very old colleague". His experience spans credit risk operations, from the front line of call centers to strategic planning for operations globally. He is obsessed with providing Marlette customers the most seamless experience while driving maximum efficiency and value for the company. Jason's other obsessions include his wife, two kids, and hitting the gym.

Frank Borchert

Frank Borchert

GENERAL COUNSEL
Frank is Marlette Funding's General Counsel and is responsible for all things legal and compliance. He has served in the government and been in-house counsel for financial services firms for almost twenty years. Frank enjoys finding creative solutions to difficult problems and negotiating and drafting contracts. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, tennis, and cooking.

Paul O'Donnell

Paul O'Donnell

CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER
Paul has spent the last 15 years in various start-up organizations in financial services and energy industries. He loves solving complex problems by testing, collecting, and analyzing data. He even diligently collects data on his own hobbies to learn and improve his skills faster. When not buried in data, he's spending time with his wonderful wife and four children in the great outdoors.

Andrew Deringer

Andrew Deringer

CHIEF CAPITAL OFFICER
Andrew has over 20 years of financial services experience working with banks, asset managers and other institutional investors. Most recently, Andrew was the head of the institutional investor group at Lending Club and built their nationwide bank program. Prior roles include investment banking and corporate strategy at Morgan Stanley, where he served as an advisor on mergers & acquisitions and capital market transactions. When Andrew’s not raising capital, he’s with his wife and kids traveling (or at least thinking about traveling.)